Engage Magazine-Summer 2014

LeadingAge California

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Founded in 1961, LeadingAge California is the state’s leading advocate for quality, not-for-profit senior living and care. The association’s advocacy, educational programs and public relations help its members best serve the needs of more than 100,000 of the state’s older adults. LeadingAge California represents more than 640 nonprofit providers of senior living and care – including affordable housing, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, skilled-nursing, and home and community- based care. Mission It is the mission of LeadingAge California to advance housing and services for older adults and to support and inspire its members through advocacy, education, research and services enabling them to meet changing needs of their clients and communities. Vision LeadingAge California is a catalyst for members to advocate, enrich and advance aging services. Shared Values The values shared by LeadingAge California members include: • Long term commitment to the security of older adults • Mission driven • Mutual support and assistance among members • Respect of all peoples • Commitment to socioeconomic and multicultural diversity • Advocate for not-for-profit status • Consumer focused • Dignity and quality of life for older adults • Community-based

ISSN 2159-3515 (online) Editor: Robin Douglas Editor-in-Chief: Eric Dowdy Art Director: Darren Lindsey Advertising

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Editorial Staff

Robin Douglas rdouglas@aging.org

Stephanie Doute sdoute@aging.org

Jan Guiliano jguilian@aging.org

Jedd Hampton jhampton@aging.org

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Joanne Handy jhandy@aging.org

Brenda Klütz bklutz@aging.org

Meghan Masera mmasera@aging.org

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